Library Page

High Plains Library District

Erie Community Library - Erie, CO

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$12.37 to $18.73 per Hour   Calculate


Erie, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

High School (or Equivalent)

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Library Page   

Pay Grade: 22
Wages/Benefits: - $12.37 - $18.73 /hr; 
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Location: Erie Community Library, Erie, CO
Hours: Part-time (15 hrs/week); Some Days, Evenings, and Weekends
Supervisor: Library Materials Supervisor
Supervises: None
Deadline: Open until filled  


Returns library materials to shelves and checks in returned materials enabling patrons to find library materials in places where they expect them to be.  

Major Duties and Responsibilities:  

40% - SHELVING – Shelves library materials by loading carts with returned materials; placing materials on the appropriate shelf according to Dewey decimal number, author name, or title in order to return materials to library shelves. (Essential)  

30% - CIRCULATION – Checks in returned materials and sorts and routes the materials to their proper location in order prepare materials for shelving. (Essential)  

15% - SHELF READING & SHIFTING – Reads the order of materials on the shelves by checking for correct Dewey decimal or alphabetical order, shifts and straightens materials to correct the order as needed, and returns materials left on tables to the shelves in order to maintain the order of the collection so that materials can be found by library staff and patrons. (Essential)  

5% - BOOK DROP – Empties the book drop and bins of materials from courier deliveries and places items on carts or shelves in order to prepare the materials for check-in. (Essential)  

5% - PERIODICALS – Places periodicals on display shelf, moves older issue to back issue area, pulls back issues of periodicals off of display racks and places them in the periodical archives area, straightens the shelves, re-shelves periodicals left out by patrons, and maintains periodicals in good condition in order to prepare the periodicals area to be used by patrons. (Essential)  

5% - OTHER DUTIES – Provides general directional assistance to patrons, pulls materials placed on hold by patrons, and assists Supervisor with projects and tasks in order to ensure the smooth operation of the department. (Non-Essential)  

Minimum Requirements:  


High School Diploma or GED  


Skill in arranging materials in numerical and alphabetical order  

Skill in basic computer operation (preferred)  

Or any combination of education and experience which provides the success factors.  

District Success Factors:  

Focuses on the customer  


Contributes to a positive work environment  

Strategic thinking  

Pursues personal development  

Continuous improvement  

Takes pride in the workplace  

Emotionally intelligent  


Knowledge of public library operations  


Job Success Factors:  

Knowledge of public library services  

Skill in customer relations including dealing with difficult patrons and volatile situations   

Skill in Windows, Internet Explorer, & Outlook  

Skill in using Innovate Interfaces, Inc’s Sierra or other comparable automated library system  

Able to work independently  

Able to operate various office equipment including copiers  

Physical Success Factors:  

Able to manipulate and handle books  

Able to shelve materials at various heights  

Able to push a fully loaded book-cart weighing up to 200 lbs  

Able to lift 50 lbs.  


Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Paid Sick Leave

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.


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Posted Apr 19, 2021